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Intermediate Machinery Safety Training


The aim of this two day training course is to enable delegates to develop a more in-depth understanding of industrial machinery safety, hoping to improve competence in these key areas. In particular the topics of CE Marking, safeguarding techniques, safety components, and design and validation of control systems in accordance with EN ISO 13849 and IEC 62061 are reviewed in more detail.

What you can expect

By the end of the course the delegates will:

  • Have an appreciation of the compliance requirements of CE Marking for putting new or existing machines into service in the EU
  • Understand the requirements and application of various safeguarding techniques when upgrading or designing machines
  • Understand the general electrical requirements to consider when ensuring machinery safety
  • Be introduced to the requirements when specifying, designing. implementing and validating machinery safety related control systems


The main topics covered over the two days are as follows:

  •     International legislation
  •     Local Legislation
  •     Safety Standards

    CE Marking Requirements for Machinery

  •     An overview of other relevant European Directives
  •     Review of EHSR (Essential Health and Safety Requirements
  •     Review of most relevant standards (harmonised to the machinery, and other, directives)

    Risk Assessment

  •     Limits of Machinery
  •     Applicable Standards for risk assessment of machinery

    Electrical Safety (IEC 60204)

  •     General Requirements for electrical safety of machinery

    Lock Out Tag Out –Control of Hazardous Energy

  •     LOTO Process Overview

    Safety Design

  •     Safety Components and Safeguarding techniques
  •     Standards in relation to Mechanical Guarding

    Robot Safety

  •     Assessments & Safeguarding
  •     Applicable standards and legislation

    Safety related parts of Control System

  •     Introduction to Safety Control Systems Standards EN ISO 13849 and IEC 62061

Target Group

The target group for this training is those people who already have a basic understanding of the requirements of machine safety legislation or have completed our Basic level training course.
Personnel who would be suitable for this training include;

  • Automation, design, electrical and mechanical engineers
  • Line managers
  • Maintenance technicians
  • Health & Safety personnel
  • Project Managers
  • Machinery Designers


In-house Training

Order numbers
Duration 2 days 09:00 - 17:00
Maximum number of delegates 10 (Dependant on facilities)
Price £600 per person plus VAT
Further informations A minimum charge of 5 delegates is required, plus travel expenses and VAT. The price per person is as above.
Dates and Application
On request

Pilz Automation Ltd
Pilz House, Little Colliers Field
Corby, Northants, NN18 8TJ
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1536 460766
E-Mail: sales@pilz.co.uk